Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Run Away and Hide’s son Are You Kidding Me continues to be on fire, winning Woodbine’s $200,000 Autumn S. (G2) on Nov. 6th for the second consecutive year to earn his seventh career Graded stakes triumph [VIDEO
Trained by Roger Attfield, the classy and versatile 6-year-old overwhelmed his rivals in the 1 1/16-mile race, rolling to a 2 ½-length win in 1:42.45 over the local Polytrack. His second Autumn victory moves his earnings to $981,852 for owners Ron Kirk, John Bates, and Michael Riordan. Out of the Street Cry (Ire) mare Sweet Awakening, Are You Kidding Me was bred in Kentucky by John Bates, Ron Kirk, Greg McDonald & Riordan, Shaw & Sones.
For Run Away and Hide, the best son of City Zip at stud will be represented in 2017 by his biggest and best-bred crop of 2-year-olds to hit the racetrack to date.